Diversity 150 Project In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Diverse Champions for Diversity are collecting 150 bios and photos of diverse lawyers to present on a website celebrating Canada’s vast pool of qualified, talented, and exceptional diverse legal professionals. The goal of this project is to emphasize the exemplary pool of diverse candidates in the…

The following people (alphabetical by first name) are running as candidates for a one (1) year term on the Board (there are 7 available spots): Bindu Cudjoe Divya Khurana Jasmine Singh Jennifer Asnani Kelvin Ramchand Khalfan Khalfan Neil Gurmukh Richard Coutinho Sunira Chaudhri The following people (alphabetical by first name) are running as candidates for a two (2)…

Congratulations to Jayashree Goswami, who has been appointed to the Ontario government’s Anti-Racism Strategic Plan Consultation Group. A Better Way Forward: Ontario’s 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan is the province’s commitment to change the way we do things and break down barriers to advance racial equity. This means reviewing government policies, programs and services to find…

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association is offering SABA Toronto members a modest incentive to join the CLA. With proof of membership in SABA Toronto, the CLA will discount the cost of its membership to a maximum of $50. If you are interested, please email sabatoronto@gmail.com with CLA Membership in the subject line and request proof of…

An adhoc group of volunteer lawyers (and articling students) across Canada are working with the CCLA, CARL, and the Refugee Hub to support the ACLU by having volunteers at airports to assist travelers affected by the U.S.’s immigration ban. YYZ and YOW are among airports where more help is needed. The volunteer sign up is…

SABA Toronto is jointly hosting a panel discussion on public appointments and recruitment for Boards of Directors on March 10, 2017, at 4pm – 6pm. at Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office. This event is specifically targeted at mid-career lawyers (7+ years call to the bar) who may be interested in appointments to the judiciary, tribunals and…

This past weekend has brought sad news for so many of our friends and allies. The U.S. government’s decision to arbitrarily ban Muslims from North Africa and the Middle East has created confusion and hardship, and will only further to harden the divides in our communities and around the world. And our collective hearts break…

Photos from the 2016 SABA Gala, with keynote speaker Rais Bhuiyan.

We here at SABA Toronto strongly believe in the value of diverse representatives on Canada’s various federal boards and tribunals.   To that end, we encourage all of you to take a look at the list of vacancies here and apply.  

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